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, and schools closed in a number of cities. forecasters predicted new england would get the worst of it with up to three feet of snow likely in boston. mayor thomas menino. >> this is a storm of major proportions. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their job. >> brown: the region also braced for winds reaching 75 miles an hour that will pile up drifts and almost guarantee widespread power outages. as ever, the threat prompted shoppers to pack stores, stocking up on supplies. >> this is panic shopping, so bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> you've got to plan ahead. a couple feet of snow would shut everything down and, who knows, it could be a couple of days, right? >> brown: in new york city, predictions called for as much as a foot of snow, and mayor michael bloomberg said the city had marshaled an army of plows and salt trucks. >> the sanitation department will deploy something like 1,700 snowplows and 65 front-end loaders. it also has 450 salt-spreaders already deployed. >> brown: the storm also focused new concern on the new york and new j
-winning humorist dave barry about miami, the "insane city" that's the focus of his new novel. >> the people come from everywhere, people just weird people are attracted to miami. the wildlife is weird, the weather is weird, it's a festering stew of weirdness. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was de ssible b the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: millions of people in the northeast and new england battened down for a weekend blizzard today. forecasters warned it could be one for the record books. by this afternoon, the gathering storm was beginning to whiten the landscape for hundreds of miles, with long
and aircraft away from the city until the weather clears. >> reporter: the advantage of having planes stored in these better weather locations is very simple. once travel resumes it resumes first from here. >> they don't have to reposition a great deal of airplanes and crew. it's ready to go. once the weather clears they can snap back to a regular schedule much faster than they used to. >> reporter: the latest tomorrow flights to and from boston are already cancelled along with half of new york's runs so far but more could be added to it. >>> fairfield police are investigating an armed robbery at a school in which the thieves took 40 i pads. police say one of the two thieves pointed a gun at the janitor at sem yeto continuation school and the pointed them to the i pads -- and he pointed them to the i pads. this is the second time since cement that someone has stolen i pads at that school. >>> between last october and december, thefts were up 83% compared to the same period one year before. police say last year some 400 cell phones were stolen from commuters at or near stops. the most stolen
the sidewalk haven't been cleared. other problem is the transportation system here in the city of boston is shut down for now. transportation workers would like to see that back up and running by monday. >> our goal, if we can, is to have some service tomorrow, but we're really focused on monday morning's rush hour. >> reporter: people want to get back to work. if you take a look at video from the south shore, that is where they are suffering coastal flooding. a whole set of problems, water coming over the seawall. if it stays and freezes that can create problems for the roadways and for the folks that live in the low lying coastal areas. a lot of trouble and that is whole other issue, an issue that needs to be solved so those folks can get back to their homes. there have been people pushed out of their homes, a little over 200 are in shelters around the state and that number should drop as power begins to come back on in the state of massachusetts. there is one storm related death in the city of boston, a young boy was out helping his father to shovel out family sedan and the exhaust pi
people blizzard warnings are in effect means through new york city in some locations are expecting between two and 3 feet and not expected to dissipate until sunday. officials asking everyone but the essential public workers to remain at home and governors of new york york, massachusetts and connecticut and rhode island already declared states of emergency, widespread power failures are expected including flooding in the high tide, airlines have canceled 4,000 flights through sunday and amtrak has suspended all train service until further notice any urologists are comparing this to the 130 years ago, 1978 -- 30 years ago ago, 27 inches in providence and the aftermath was devastating. that killed 99 people and more than 4500 were injured. the impact was so widespread that president carter declared federal disaster areas sending in the national guard was cleanup it caused half a billion dollars in damages. we have a team coverage tonight, the brady -- braving though whether. starting in the york city. >> you asked me earlier if i was ready, fortunately i am but the warnings came out
. this story really shaking the city in many ways. the mayor weighing in. the governor weighing in. here's what the mayor said. he said, the news of this tragic accident is a sad reminder that the danger of the storm is not over. our hearts go out to that family and their friends who are learning of this tremendously sad accident. and once again, ashleigh, as many people go out to dig out their cars, this is another thing they should be reminded of. the storm has passed but in some situations the danger is still very much here. ashleigh. >> and the emergency, jason, you could not be more right. carbon monoxide poisoning in your case. in other cases, it could be the extreme cold. people are without power. the temperature right now where i'm standing is 24 degrees. but with the windchill, it is 8. and in one place in connecticut, in the very least, it's going down to minus 10. those are lethal temperatures if you get stuck. look at, over my shoulder over there. all those cars are buried almost flush. if you go off the road and end up in a high snowdrift because the snow is still drifting in these
city. we have got to be more comfortable in talking to people about what works. what is working that other countries are doing. the diversity of the representation in the house will be helpful for that. i think also we have to learn something from how historically brave actions by your predecessors in this caucus played out in the electorate. when were they rewarded? when were they punished? and later rewarded? i cannot tell you how many nights in the white house, every single night before i went to bed, for months and months and months after the 1994 election, i thought about the people who were defeated because they voted for the economic program, because they voted for the assault weapons ban. i knew exactly what happened. i thought a lot about those who survived and why they did. as you look ahead and you decide, what are we going to do about the budget, what are we going to do about having the democrats branded as the party of jobs and innovation for the future? make no mistake about it, the republicans will try very hard not to make it as easy for you to win by-reference.
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